Emotional balance, directing internal feelings, and controlling thinking
As part of the continuation of the activities of the Student Counseling Centre, providing lectures, training programmes, workshops and counseling sessions for various members of Dhofar University, the Center held a lecture entitled “Emotional Balance, Directing Inner Feelings and Controlling Thought”. The lecture targeted all university members. The lecture was presented by Dr. Mona Abdul Latif Al-Awad Khairallah, Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology in the Department of Social Sciences.
The lecture covered multiple concepts and definitions, such as the definition of emotion and types of emotions, positive and negative. The definition of emotions, their types and functions was also discussed. And strategies for controlling feelings and emotions and directing them in a positive and beneficial way.
Then, the definition of emotional balance, how to control oneself and deal flexibly with situations, how to direct internal feelings and control thinking were discussed. The lecture also discussed many techniques and methods for controlling thinking.
At the end of the lecture, questions were received from the audience and answered, and then Prof. Dr. Nasser Said Abdelrasheed, Director of the Student counseling Center, thanked the attendees and Dr. Mona Abdel Latif and presented her with a memorial shield.